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Miss Ink Stamps – You Color My World

Hey friends! I’m back today with another Miss Ink Stamps card. I just had to bring that awesome Rainbow Builder stencil set and play again. I just love these so much!

I started by cutting a white panel to 4×5.25 inches. Then I centered the largest layer of the rainbow stencil I wanted to use and inked it up. Then I switched to the second layer and ended with those fun accents details in dark blue this time.

I trimmed a piece of cardstock in the general shape of the rainbow to use as a mask from the outer stenciling I wanted to do. I taped down the Tiny Snowfall stencil next and inked it up in dark blue. Then I came back with the Starry Night stencil and gold glitter glitz gel. While the glitz gel was drying I stamped and heat embossed a sentiment from Sunshine and Rainbows on a dark blue cardstock with white embossing powder. I used the Trinity Stamps 4-bar Card die set to cut it into a sentiment banner.

I added foam tape to the back of the stenciled panel and popped it on a white card base. Then I used a little liquid adhesive to adhere the banner down and my card is all finished. Isn’t this so fun?!?

Products I used on today’s card:
Miss Ink Stamps Rainbow Builder stencil
Miss Ink Stamps Tiny Snowfall stencil
Miss Ink stamps Starry Night stencil
Miss Ink Stamps Sunshine and Rainbows stamps
Trinity Stamps 4-bar Card dies
Thermoweb Glitter Glitz Gel – gold
iCraft Ultra Bond liquid adhesive
Thermoweb foam tape roll

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Trinity Stamps – Best-Tea

Welcome, welcome!!! Thanks so much for stopping by today. I’m over on the Trinity Stamps blog for another fun Wednesday. Today we’re having a sweet tea party with a couple of adorable bears! I love how large these images are! They fill up a slimline or an A2 size card but they also work wonderfully with the new A7 card size products as well! Today I really wanted to try them on a slimline, so let’s get started.

I stamped and heat embossed the images on Bristol Smooth cardstock and watercolored them all with my Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers and a water brush pen. When they were dry, I used the coordinating dies to cut them all out. Then I started die cutting the elements for my scene so I could get inky messy!

I die cut 3 panels with the largest Slimline Modern Embossed Panels die. Then I used the Slimline Great Outdoor Borders dies to cut a hill and some grass with two of the panels. Then I came in with distress oxide inks and inked each panel up. I spritzed them all with water and blotted them dry. Last, I die cut the sweet picket fence from the Great Outdoors Borders and moved on to assembling my card.

I used liquid adhesive to adhere the background layers together. Then I added foam squares to the back of my images, including the sentiment and decided on final placement. I wanted some depth so I used liquid glue to adhere the tree stump and girl bear. Then I removed the release paper on everything else and popped them in place.

Isn’t this scene just too cute for words?!? I love these sweet bears! My brain is working trying to figure out what else I can have them sit on!

Products I used on today’s card:
Best Tea Party stamps and dies
Slimline Modern Embossed Panels dies
Slimline Great Outdoors Borders dies
Distress Oxide inks – mowed lawn, twisted citron, gathered twigs, ground espresso, mermaid lagoon, salty ocean
Thermoweb foam squares
iCraft Ultra Bond liquid adhesive

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Miss Ink Stamps – For You Mini Slimline

Hello everyone! Today I’m over on the Miss Ink Stamps blog with this sweet little mini slimline card and coordinating envelope. I just love these mice and their sidekicks from Say Cheese! so I pulled out the penguins, which I hadn’t used yet and decided to color them up!

I also colored a couple of clouds and a butterfly to fill in my scene. Once they were colored I used the scan-n-cut to cut them all out and switched gears to stenciling and ink blending.

For that I die cut the scalloped panel from the Trinity Stamps mini slimline card and envelope die set. I taped off from the stitching to the edge and affixed my Miss Ink Stamps Square Dance stencil. I inked it up with a light purple ink. I removed that panel, die cut the bookmark tag from the same die set and replaced it in the same spot so the stenciling lines up perfectly. This time I inked up with a light blue ink. Next, I taped down the Tiny Snowfall stencil and used a dark blue on that. It gives a really fun texture to the sky.

Finally, I die cut another small panel with the bottom of the bookmark tag die and inked it up with the Oopsie Daisy stencil and green ink. I removed the stencil and inked the whole panel up again giving the whole thing a light green color. I cut the top of that little panel off with a Trinity Stamps Great Outdoor Border die to create a little hill. One last thing before assembling the card, I stamped a sentiment from Sunshine and Rainbows on a banner from the mini slimline die set and die cut the words “for you” from the same set.

For assembly, I created a mini slimline card base measuring 3×6 inches and adhered my scalloped panel with liquid adhesive. I added foam tape to the back of the tag and popped it in place, lining up the stenciling. Then I added foam squares to the back of my images and sentiment banner and used them for placement of the words being glued in the sky. For those skinny pieces I used a glue pen to adhere them. Then I removed the release paper from my images and popped everything in place.

Finishing touches on my card were to cut some strips of yellow bakers twine and thread it through the top of the tag. Then I added glossy accents to noses and beaks and black glaze pen to all the eyes. I used unicorn Stickles on the butterfly and the pom poms on the mouse’s hat. Once the black glaze pen was dry I added white gel pen dot highlights to the eyes.

Products used on today’s card:
Miss Ink Stamps Say Cheese! stamps
Miss Ink Stamps Sunshine and Rainbows stamps
Miss Ink Stamps Square Dance stencil
Miss Ink Stamps Oopsy Daisy stencil
Miss Ink Stamps Tiny Snowfall stencil
Trinity Stamps Mini Slimline Card and Envelope dies
Trinity Stamps Great Outdoor Borders dies
iCraft liquid adhesive
Thermoweb foam tape
Thermoweb foam squares
Stickles – unicorn
Glossy accents

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Paperie Ink – Just Wanted to Bug You

Welcome, welcome everyone! Just popping in to bug you on this fine Sunday morning. Haha! These sweet Paperie Ink ladybugs were just too cute to resist and the sentiments in the set are equally as adorable! Today I’m sharing a fun, just because card and it cracks me up every time I read the sentiment.

I stamped and heat embossed images from Bug For a Hug stamp set on Bristol Smooth cardstock. I watercolored them all with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers and a water brush pen. Then I used the scan-n-cut to cut them all out.

Next, I took a light blue panel and used white pigment ink with a blending brush and the Newton’s Nook clouds stencil. Then I used a Newton’s Nook land borders die to cut some grass from a green panel and inked up the edges with a blending brush for some dimension. Next, I used liquid glue to adhere the grass to the sky and the leaves to the top of the panel too. I did put acrylic blocks on the leaves until the glue was dry to make sure they stayed flat.

To keep things looking the same, I stamped and heat embossed my sentiment before adding the ladybug images. Then I popped those cuties up with foam squares. For finishing touches, I added some red hearts from Twiddler’s Nook Sweethearts embellishment mix and some Fresh as a Daisy embellishments in the grass too.

Last, I popped the panel up with foam tape a melon card base and this card is all finished. Cute as can be!

Products used on today’s card:
Paperie Ink Bug For A Hug stamps
Newton’s Nook Clouds stencil
Newton’s Nook Land Borders dies
Twiddler’s Nook Fresh as a Daisy embellishments
Twiddler’s Nook Sweethearts embellishments
Foam squares
Foam tape
Blending Buddy brush

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MFT Stamps – No One Stacks Up

Hey crafty friends! I have a super adorable and fun card to share with you today featuring some MFT Stamps goodies paired with beautiful ink blending and a Lawn Fawn backdrop die. Let’s get started!

I started this card with an idea in mind so I grabbed my inks and set to work blending the background panel first. These are distress oxide inks in tattered rose, dried marigold and abandoned coral. One of my very favorite combos ever! I spritzed it with water and blotted it dry. Then I flicked watered down black acrylic paint on the panel and set it aside to dry.

While I was waiting I die cut 3 of the MFT Stamps Out of the Box dies from kraft cardstock. I used a blending brush and Lawn Fawn walnut ink to darken some of the edges to give it depth. I used liquid glue to adhere the layers together and then stack my boxes too.

Next, I stamped the panda and a flag from MFT Stamps Weather With You stamp set and colored it with my copic markers. I used the coordinating dies to cut them all out and used liquid glue to adhere them inside the stacked boxes.

Next, I stamped the sentiment and used a banner die from the Lawn Fawn Flippin’ Awesome set to cut it out. Now that the inked panel was dry, I ran it through my die cutter with the Lawn Fawn Polka Heart backdrop die. Next, we assemble everything!

I used liquid adhesive to adhere the background panel to a white card base. Then added foam squares to the back of the sentiment banner and stack of boxes and popped them in place.

For finishing touches, I added black glaze pen to the panda’s eyes and glossy accents to the flagpole and panda’s nose.

Isn’t this just a sweet little card to share with a friend!?! I love the critters in this set and all of the different sentiments too! So many options to mix and match!

Products used on today’s card:
MFT Stamps Weather With You stamps and dies
MFT Stamps Out of the Box dies
Lawn Fawn Polka Hearts backdrop die
Lawn Fawn Flippin’ Awesome dies
Scrapbook Adhesives foam squares
Tombow Multi Mono liquid adhesive
Glossy accents
Distress Oxide Inks – tattered rose, dried marigold, abandoned coral
Lawn Fawn walnut ink
Blending Buddy brush
Copic markers

I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a fabulous day!

Pink & Main – Wear a Crown

Welcome everyone! Today I’m having a little fun over on the Pink & Main blog today with some royal fruit! I have always loved the sentiment to be a like a pineapple and always wear a crown. It’s fun and reminds us to have confidence and be proud of who we are. Well, the new Pink & Main set called Sweet Friend is a fabulous new set with a couple of gorgeous pineapples and the coordinating stamps to color them in. This isn’t my typical style but it was so fun!

I decided to go with a circular card shape today because sometimes it’s just fun to be different! I chose the 4.25 inch circle and cut one from a melon cardstock and another to create a white card base. I used the EZ Squeeze liquid adhesive to adhere them together. Then I cut another circle from teal cardstock that is 2 sizes down from that and inked it up with the pyramids stencil and a darker teal ink. Such a fun texture behind the pineapples!

I popped this circle up with foam tape and moved on to stamping my pineapples. For those, I stamped 3 outlines and used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I took the negative that was left over from die cutting and put it in my MISTI. I lined up the first fill-in stamp and picked it up with the lid, then I just inserted the die cut into the hole and stamped my colored ink, one at a time. It’s like an assembly line. It worked perfectly and I just breezed through stamping all of my pineapples.

I used liquid adhesive to adhere the two back pineapples and foam tape to adhere the middle one. Then I stamped my favorite sentiment from the set in a melon ink to coordinate with my base circle and die cut it with a large sentiment strip. I popped this up with foam tape and my card is all finished.

Products used on today’s card:
Layered Circle dies
Sweet Friend stamps and dies
Pyramids stencil
Storage binder
EZ Squeeze liquid adhesive
Ergonomic Blending Brush
Foam tape

I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a fabulous day!

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Miss Ink Stamps – Oh, Nuts!

Hey friends! I hope your week is chugging along smoothly. Today I’m popping in with a silly card from Miss Ink Stamps featuring some of my favorite squirrels from Oh, Nuts! I paired them with a little stenciling and decofoil for some texture and shine.

To start my card, I pulled out the Ins & Outs Quatrefoil and Latte Love stencils. The Ins & Outs stencils are 2-piece sets that work together to give you a center shape and a frame. Today I inked up the center piece with Lawn Fawn walnut ink and a blending brush, then taped the Latte Love stencil over the opening and added another layer of the same walnut ink. I removed the stencils and placed the quatrefoil frame stencil in place and spread Thermoweb transfer gel through the opening. I removed the stencil and set my panel aside to dry. Next, I turned on the laminator to heat up while the transfer gel dried and I cleaned up my workspace.

While I was waiting to foil my panel, I stamped images from Oh, Nuts! and colored them with my copic markers. I used the scan-n-cut to cut them out and set them aside. Next, I placed my stenciled panel in a folded sheet of parchment paper and added a piece of gold decofoil over the top. I ran this through my laminator and voila! Shiny, beautiful frame around my stenciling! This never gets old.

I trimmed my panel down to 4×5.25 inches and stamped a sentiment below the foiled frame. I added foam squares to the back of my images and popped them in place. Then I added foam tape to the back of the panel and popped it up on a white card base.

To finish things off I glued a scattering of gold baubles from the Twiddler’s Nook shop and added black glaze pen to the squirrel eyes and noses. After the eyes were dry I added a dot of white gel pen for a highlight.

Aren’t these furry little guys super cute?!? I love them and this sentiment leaves room for so many different types of cards too!

Products used on today’s card:
Miss Ink Stamps Oh, Nuts!
Miss Ink Stamps Ins & Outs Quatrefoil stencil
Miss Ink Stamps Latte Love stencil
Thermoweb Transfer Gel
Thermoweb Decfoil gold
Thermoweb stencil pal
Twiddler’s Nook gold baubles

I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a fabulous day!

(This blog uses affiliate links whenever possible, at no additional cost to you.)

Lawn Fawn – Wild Ride

Hello everyone! I’m back again today to share a really special card that I made because today is my anniversary. My husband and I have been married for 14 years today and I couldn’t resist making this card because the sentiment was just too perfect!

To create my card, I started with a piece of kraft cardstock. I smooshed some green ink on my glass mat and spritzed it with water. Then I smooshed my paper in the ink repeatedly, drying in between layers. Once that panel was dry, I ran it through the die cutter with the Hero Arts vines and leaves cover die. I placed it over a light teal panel and thought it was too plain. So I used a blending brush and green ink on the edges of the teal panel and really liked the difference it made. So, I used liquid glue and adhered them together.

Next, I stamped and colored images from the new Lawn Fawn Toucan Do it set and then cut them out with the coordinating dies. I stamped and heat embossed a sentiment from the set on black cardstock and trimmed it into two strips.

With a combination of liquid adhesive and foam squares I adhered all of my images and the sentiment strips. Then I went in for finishing touches like glossy accents to the bird beaks and unicorn Stickles to the butterflies and flower centers. I also added black glaze pen to the eyes and glossy accents to the jaguar noses too.

I’m just so happy with how this card turned out and am really excited to give it to my husband today too!

Products used on today’s card:
Lawn Fawn Toucan Do It stamps and dies
Hero Arts Leaves and Vines cover die
Lawn Fawn inks
Glossy accents
Stickles – unicorn
Foam squares
Tombow Multi Mono liquid adhesive
Blending Buddy brush

I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a fabulous day!

(This blog uses affiliate links whenever possible, at no additional cost to you.)

Trinity Stamps – Hello Lemons

Hey friends! Today I’m over on the Trinity Stamps blog sharing this fuzzy, fun slimline card featuring more new goodies from the most recent release!

To create my card, I started by grabbing the Lemon and Leaves stencil, choosing some inks, my blending brushes and a white panel for my stenciling.

You’ll notice that I had a yellow ink picked out but as I got that far in my stenciling I thought it would be way more fun to make fuzzy lemons. So I switched gears for that last layer and spread Thermoweb Transfer Gel Blanco through the lemon layer.

After I spread the transfer gel, I set my panel aside to dry while I cleaned up my mess and also turned on my laminator to heat up so it was ready to go when the panel was dry. I ran the panel through my laminator with a yellow decofoil flock transfer sheet in a folded piece of parchment paper. Then I just peeled the flock sheet away from the stenciled panel and MAGIC!

Then I pulled out the Slimline Embossed Edge dies and cut the largest one from black cardstock and the third largest one from the stenciled panel. Then I die cut the new Slimline Striped Frame Panel die from white cardstock.

For assembly, I adhered the black panel to a white card base, then adhere the striped frame panel to that. I added foam tape to the back of the stenciled panel and popped it in place next.

For my sentiment, I stamped hello from the new Big & Bold Sentiments stamp set and trimmed it out with my paper trimmer. I popped it on with foam tape as well.

I just LOVE the bright yellow lemons and their green leaves popping against the white and black of this card! Isn’t it just awesome!?!

Products used on today’s card:
Trinity Stamps Lemon and Leaves stencil
Trinity Stamps Slimline Striped Frame Panel dies
Trinity Stamps Slimline Modern Embossed Panels dies
Trinity Stamps Big & Bold Sentiments stamps
Trinity Stamps Blending Buddy brushes
Trinity Stamps Blending Bar
Trinity Stamps Blending Bar Magnetic Color Caps
Thermoweb Transfer Gel Blanco
Thermoweb Decofoil Flock Transfer Sheets – yellow
Thermoweb Stencil Pal

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Coffee Loving Cardmakers – Tea Party

Hi there! I’m over on the Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog today for Tuesday Tea with Twiddler’s Nook. The most recent Trinity Stamps release was packed full of tea-riffic cuteness so I’m still playing with it and wanted to share this fun slimline tea party scene with you!

For this card, I stamped and heat embossed the new Slimline Tea Party stamp in black on Bristol Smooth cardstock. Then I used my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers to watercolor the whole scene.

I used a Slimline Stitched Panel die to cut it out an added foam tape to the back. Then I die cut the new Slimline Dainty Scallop panel from gray cardstock and added foam to the back of that. I layered them together and then onto a white slimline card base.

Last of all, I stamped and heat embossed my favorite sentiment from this stamp set on white cardstock and used a banner die from Slimline Scalloped Panels and Banners to cut it out. I adhered it with foam squares.

I love this full panel slimline stamps that Trinity carries and this Tea Party scene is just too perfect for this tea loving girl!

Products used on today’s card:
Trinity Stamps Slimline Tea Party stamps
Trinity Stamps Slimline Dainty Scallop Edge dies
Trinity Stamps Slimline Scalloped Panels and Banners

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